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and probably 90 miles an hour and flew in the air and marcus left my side to go to the bathroom and was walking back from the restroom and the car flew in the air and hit him. >> reporter: marcus and a 68-year-old died from injuries. chase wasn't hurt. marcus had been racing since he was five and as these trophies she he excelled at the sport. the teen was looking forward to playing high school basketball next year. >> the sweetest young man, coaches, friends will tell you the first one to help somebody or give somebody a hand. >> reporter: the sheriff's office is investigating the cause of the accident but rob johnson said his steering wheel popped off and that's why he lost control. >> every time he got in the car in every race he would check and check and check and i don't know how it could come off because he always double checked. i don't know how it could come off. >> reporter: chase johnson has his own racing website. chase learned to race here at the speed way as a kid and
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raise way officials decline today comment but said chase is well-known here as a very talented driver with a promising career ahead of him. >> happening now, perhaps you've seen it, spoke from a prescribed burn in the sacramento delta area is rising above the east bay. you can see it right now here live from video from one of our cameras. now we started making calls when viewers in pittsburgh became concerned about this large plume of smoke and we're told by bay area quality management officials that this burn is under control and not threatening any buildings but look, this is what drivers were told. the agency was contacted and allocated time for it. we want to get a check to see how the conditions are out there. i was talking with mark about the winds and are they a problem now? >> the wind is not too extreme and the smoke settling and drifting in that one area.
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we've been watching this smoke from over the last two to three hours. you'll notice the smoke moving up and a cap in the atmosphere 2500 feet. we have another camera towards san francisco and this is about 35 miles away and you can see the smoke way out in the distance. you get an idea where the plume is and is heading in the upper levels from the west to the east but this is all just a fairly weak flow. as far as the location reports this is on sherman island as we take a closer inspection with the live storm tracker 2 mapping system and there's the location. wind speeds we're talking about those and they are on the right side. typically this area, winds from 15 to 25 miles an hour. this afternoon the latest reports, a calm wind, fairfield, travis air force base and winds out in the west and concord out of the northwest at 9 miles an
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hour. we'll keep an eye in the forecast, as well and rain chances next couple days. >> some people were injure when had a pickup truck crash into a tryst store this afternoon. it happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the theft center on say know ma boulevard. a fire department captain tells us an elderly driver plowed into the store injuring four shoppers inside. the driver and some shoppers were taken to the hospital but their injuries are not considered serious. police are trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control. a 97-year-old visually impaired woman was injured this morning when she was hit by a car in a crosswalk. it happened before 9:00 a.m. at elih boulevard south and east washington street. the driver stopped and called for help. she was not arrested. the elderly woman identified as mary freeman was taken to the hospital with moted rid injuries. officers on the scene said the sun and horizon may have on
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cured the view contributing to the accident. a neighborhood is getting back to normal after an eight-hour police standoff. the swat team surrounded a home on 25th avenue near international boulevard looking for a suspected gunman who police say shot two people a few blocks away. those 6 people came out of that house during the standoff and by 8:00 this morning the shooting suspect had surrendererred. police were alerted to the suspect after the shooting victims were driven to the hospital, one of those victims died. the other suffered serious injuries. police are investigating a shooting early this morning that injured a man. officers received a report of shots fired at about 12:45 this morning on river hill drive near bay view circle. when they arrived officers found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left thigh. the victim was taken to a hospital. he's expected to be okay. so far, police haven't made any arrests. seven people were wound in a drive bay shooting in
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sacramento county. police say the victims were found outside a home at about 10:30 p.m. in the city of gullet. they were transported to a number of hospitals for treatment. investigators say the victims were leaving a family gathering when someone in a car passing by opened fire. witnesses on the scene say they saw four gunmen drive off. a neighbor says this isn't the first time violence has erupted in his neighborhood. >> crazy. we have some incident about five years ago when they had a shooting in another corner. >> investigators do not know yet what sparked the shooting but say it may have been gang related. all victims are expected to survive. continues coverage now on the newly-elected pope francis who delivered his first prayer from the vatican. more than 100,000 people crowded into st. peters square to hear the blessing and he delivered off the cuff remarks about
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god's power to forgive and instead of reading from a written speech, he celebrated the first sunday of mass. before mass, francis made an improvement appearance from a side gate of the vatican waving to the huge crowd. he motioned to his security guard to pluck two priests from the crowd so he could greet them. the u.s. delegation to welcome pope francis is headed to italy. it includes joe biden and nancy pelosi and it includes south bacon geese woman anna with nine other bay area lawmakers from both sides of the isle. both groups plan to attend the isolation of pope francis on tuesday. across the bay area today, catholics celebrated the first sunday with a new pope. carl lieu was there when a special mass was held for pope francis. [ music ]
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>> reporter: at st. josephs, a massive thanksgiving for the election of pope francis. >> we ask the lord now to bless hill, to bless his ministry among us. >> reporter: bib shop patrick mcgrath led the celebration saying the election of the pope as well as the name francis were a surprise. >> solidarities with the poor, the disenfranchised and society. >> reporter: a special pamphlet included humor. >> and i think we'll eventually be able to forgive him for that. >> reporter: parishioners in this congregation say it gives them hope the new leader of the curve is from latin america. >> i think all latinos are excited to have a pope that speaks our english, spanish and
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from argentina. >> proud of him and hope the best for him. >> the catholic growth is in south america anyway so this was definitely part and parcel i think of the direction the church is going. >> he's got an infinity for the poor, margen utilized and i think that's what we need to focus and get back to basic. >> may god strengthen pope francis now and always. >> reporter: in san jose, carol lou. in the last half hour the san francisco symphony announced it was canceling a tour due to the ongoing musician strike. the musicians reject ad proposal by a mediator to resume performances by a cooling off period. today's performance was the fourth straight concert to be canceled since the musicians went on strike on wednesday. the performers are upset over propels by management to freeze their pay with a 1% increase
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the next two years. grammy winning rapper collapsed on stage last night during a concert in iowa. [ music ] ♪ be my queen if you know what i mean ♪ >> his real name is anthony terrell smith with his hit wild thing. concert goers say paramedics attended to the rapper as he lay on the stage. there are reports he suffer ad seizure but his representative has not committed on his condition. he collapsed on stage once back in 2009 and again in 2011. in the meantime rapper lil' wayne continues to recover from a seizure he suffered on friday. nicki minaj, drake and birdman paid him visits in the hospital over the weekend. reports of his condition varied widely but his pub cyst says he
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will recover recover. >> two teenage boys found guilty of raping an ohio girl,. celebrating st. patrick's day, why organizers of this celebration are feeling especially lucky. >> and a controversial police practice heads to court. how the trial could affect plans to stop and frisk.
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it may not be the biggest st. patrick's day celebration but the city has something to brag about, the event's 30th anniversary. ann ruben joins us where more than 50,000 people will celebrate. >> reporter: the luck of the irish today, perfect weather made for big crowds for their 30th anniversary festival. irish eyes were shying in dub land taking in the sights and
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sounds of st. patrick's day from traditional music to irish step dance. >> we feel appreciated today. >> . >> reporter: the festival a community tradition celebrating the 30th year and this time bigger than ever. organizers estimate 50,000 people showed up over two days. >> oh, man, the food is great and people get together. i just love it. >> there is irish hats and spending time with your friends and family. >> i love it. we come every year. >> reporter: the intent to celebrate not just the holiday but dublin's heritage. >> it was settled by irish settles in the '50s and we have a strong irish tradition and would like to keep that alive. >> reporter: they want to make sure rebels stay safe and don't get behind the wheel after too much beer. police doubled their staffing for the event. >> we have our motor units and extra patrol units making sure
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everyone gets to their cars safe and all the cars are leaving orderly. >> reporter: for the most part, this event is about family fun. >> being out with friends and having everyone celebrate. >> reporter: and if you weren't spending st. patrick's day overseas in the other dublin, this was the next best thing. >> better here in dublin, california. >> reporter: this festival is just wrapping up now. police say other than a few incidents of public drunkenness, it went off without a hitch. they are focusing on making sure everyone makes it home safely. >> well we are getting st. patrick's day photos sent into our newsroom. this was sent by jenna. these are her kids madeleine and calum having fun. even the animals are getting into the spirit. this is from steve of max and mini sporting small green hats. go to for more viewers
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pictures we put together a slide show. a san francisco cab company is offering free rides home tonight for st. patrick's day rebels. from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 tomorrow morning the cab company will take anyone home as long as the fair is under $35 and the customers mention the sponsors the law firm burg injury lawyers. police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that injure add pedestrian. authorities say 22-year-old matthew was struck around 6:15 last night in washington street. police say the driver, 50-year-old timothy camp fled the scene but was found with alcohol in the car. he is currently on probation for a dui on vick last year. police
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malik's richmond's apology after he and trend mays were found guilty of raping a 16-year-old
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girl impaired by alcohol. the attorney general said no stone went unturned and plans to convene a grand jury. >> we'll push this thing as fast as we can, bring finality to this and determine if there is anybody else that should be charged and then the community needs to move on after that. >> reporter: the victim was not in the room during the ruling. the mother said the two boys lacked compassion and moral code. >> this is not define my daughter. she'll grow and
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. that means closing loopholes and arranging our tax system so that we have economic growth. >> the democrats budget plan would net $1 trillion from cutting tax loopholes. republicans propose overhauling medicare, rolling back healthcare reform and making other cuts. the defense department released the names of five u.s. service members killed when their helicopter went down in
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afghanistan last monday during a rainstorm. the dead were identified as staff sergeant steven blast of iowa chief officer henderson and captain sarah nut son of maryland. all of them were 27. also killed were 31-year-old staff sergeant mark sealdo of map m the, florida and zackery shannon of florida. the military says there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash. the fear is different. >> ten years since the beginning of the war. how people in that country say life changed. >> and a spectacular sight overseas. the volume can in this case blast that sent lava flying nearly 10,000 feet. and madonna once again making a statement, a comment she made in support of the gay and lesbian community.
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it was ten years ago this tuesday that the u.s. led the coalition to iraq starting the triggering of the iraq war. a woman and her two daughters were in baghdad when the fighting began and remain there today. it professional and human rights activest could have left but chose to stay and says now she
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lost hope for her family and says corporation is ramped and the country is unsafe. >> the fear is different. you don't know who is in the next car. when i walk i don't feel comfortable because i feel threatened that someone might hurt me or, you know, harass me or do anything to me. >> according to a new study by brown university, more than 100,000 iraqi civilians died during the eight years of the war and more than 4480 u.s. service members were killed. in other news of the world tonight in turkey an arrest has been made of the killing of a 33-year-old tourest from new york. the man was arrested today in the southern turkey province. they aren't saying what led them. you may remember sierra was on a solo vacation in turkey and police say she was leggenned to
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death. check out this speak tar lie site as the mountain blasts lava into the ski. it's a latest in a series. this was one of the most powerful elections as showers reached 10,000 feet. the blast isn't post any danger to anyone in the area but they have to deal with the ashe showers that fallow. [ music ] >> and in ireland, the chilly damp weather didn't put a chill on the st. patrick's day celebrations. estimated quarter of a million people came out to celebrate in dublin despite the snow, rain and sleet. it honors the most recognizable of the saints, do you know who that is? the i rival and represents the arrival of christianity. dressed in a copy of a boy scout uniform madonna coulded on the boy scouts to lift the ban on gays and lesbians. >> and i think they should change their stupid rules,
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don't you? yeah? you guys don't -- >> the singer made her comments last night before an audience. the media award, glad, the gay lesbian alliance against deaf mission. madonna said she thought she would be a great boy scout but then spoke seriously talking about the toll that bullying and discrimination has on gay, lesbian and france gendered teens. baseball is back in san francisco. >> we'll explain why tonight's crowd here at at&t park has an a distinctly international feel. >> we have to know what's going on around you before you can affect change. >> a group of hackers tries to expose open city records. why city officials have given them their blessing. >> cleaning up the community, the efforts today to clean up the walls in one east bay city.
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the fourth carnival cruise ship in less than a month to experience problems at sea made it back. it started having engines on thursday. they said the ship wasn't able to reach full speed thriving 5 miles per hour as oppose today 40 miles per hour. since the ship missed schedule ports, passengers can take the cruise with alternate stops or receive a refound. police hoping a new sketch will help them find a man trying to kidnap a 12-year-old girl on